This weekend ShamrockFest hits the DC Armory, bringing more than 50 bands, DJs and other artists to perform in this hyped-up post-St. Paddy’s Day celebration. Artists include the world-renowned Irish punk rock band The Dropkick Murphys as well as respected pop soul vocalist Gavin McGraw and the modern Celtic band Gaelic Storm.
ShamrockFest has been called the largest Saint Paddy’s festival in the mid-Atlantic, being ranked the third largest St. Paddy’s Day festival in the United States by Beer Taste Mug. The venue features 10 massive music stages, 15 party areas as well as an Irish Village. Local rockers and DJs from the D.C. metropolitan area also will be features, giving the Shamrock scene a taste of D.C. flavor.